Allergies


Understanding histamine intolerance

Do you find that certain foods just don’t ‘sit well’?  That you feel bloated, itchy, develop a headache or feel exhausted after meals but can’t quite put your finger on why?   If this is your experience, and certainly if you experience numerous seemingly unrelated symptoms, […]


Nutrition interventions for ADHD – a focus on Treg

Cytokines are hormonal messengers affecting the immune system, consisting of pro-inflammatory T-helper 1 (Th1) cells and anti-inflammatory T-helper 2 (Th2) cells. Th1 and Th2 cytokine balancing is a well established nutritional target for a number of health conditions.  Several nutrients are known to influence Th1/Th2 […]


Dietary tips for allergies

With an increasing number of individuals ‘self-diagnosing’ allergies and intolerances to foods such as wheat and milk, it can often be confusing to really know what to include in your diet. Mixed messages can result in people commonly cutting out entire food groups including grains […]


Food Or Foe, by Lola Renton

Most of us have a friend who would rather chop off their right hand than add milk to their tea. Maybe it is you who wouldn’t force down a slice of toast even if your life depended on it? For many, refusing bread and milk […]


Sniffing out hay fever, by Lola Renton

While some of us are basking in the summer sun, others are locking their doors and windows, hiding away from an almighty army of tiny soldiers looking for a fight. Yes, oh dear, it’s that time of the year again when instead of a healthy […]